Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A tropical monarch flycatcher with brown, black, and white plumage, the male having very long central tail feathers.
- ‘The paradise-flycatchers and monarchs are the most impressive and colorful of the flycatcher-like birds.’
- ‘The pleasures of birding come alive when a soirée of Paradise Flycatchers pirouette like ballerinas in the canopy above.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.